Terms of Reference

Call for proposals – Integrity Idol 2017 – Marketing and Communication Plan

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is a National Chapter of Transparency International (TI), the leading global movement against corruption. TISL raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it. Our program areas include the Right to Information, Open Government Partnership, Election Monitoring, and advocacy and legal advice for stronger implementation of anti-corruption laws.

In an effort to promote public sector accountability and integrity, TISL will be launching a program called the Integrity Idol this year. The Integrity Idol, initiated by Accountability Lab, is a creative public campaign run by citizens and civil society to “name and fame” honest government officials. Integrity Idol has to date taken place in Nepal, Liberia, Pakistan and Mali, among others, and has successfully reached millions of citizens and facilitated thousands of conversations around the concept and practice of integrity. Through a nomination and rigorous selection process TISL will identify exceptional Public Officials with demonstrated standards of integrity and share their profiles with the public for public voting in order to identify the Integrity Idol for 2018. The program will be launched in May 2018 and is to be concluded by October 2018.

The success of this program will depend on the nature and strength of the its public engagement. TISL is seeking a suitable partner to create a marketing and communication plan for the Integrity Idol to transform this program into a household brand that symbolizes public sector integrity.

Key deliverables

  • Input towards finalizing the logo, name, tag line(s) associated with the Integrity Idol.
  • 15 and 30 second advertisements to inform the public of the integrity idol nomination period (includes conceptualization / script / direction / production).
  • Creating content (eg- infographics / stories) to promote Integrity Idol on social media and websites. Content should also be developed for posters, leaflets, banners and print advertising.
  • Marketing strategy to promote the 5 finalists. This should include the development of a 2 minute and 30 second video for each of the finalists and a dissemination plan (includes conceptualization / script / direction / production).
  • Development of back drop and other promotional material for the award ceremony.
  • Material to promote the Integrity Idol winner.
  • All material produced should be available in Sinhala, Tamil and English. In the case of videos subtitles can be used.

Partners interested in applying should include the following in their proposal
A detailed budget breakdown for each of the deliverables mentioned above.

Past experience in carrying out similar campaigns in the civil society and/or public sector.

Interested parties should submit their proposal to careers@tisrilanka.org by 20th April 2016. Please mention “Integrity Idol Proposal” as the subject.

Calling quotations for transport services within Sri Lanka

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is a National Chapter of Transparency International (TI), the leading global movement against corruption. TISL raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it. TISL is based in Colombo and has two regional offices in Matara and Vavuniya.

The work carried out by TISL take its staff to all 25 Districts on a regular basis as they engage with State and non-state actors. Safe and reliable transport service is an essential factor in ensuring the successful implementation of activities.

TISL is seeking a suitable partner to provide transport services to TISL staff members, within Sri Lanka, for a 12 month period. The service provider should be able to satisfy the following terms and conditions:
• All vehicles provided must be in a good running condition with all standard safety features for all passengers such as seat belts, airbags, etc.
• The vehicles provided by the supplier should be registered after the year 2013.
• All vehicles provided should carry a comprehensive updated insurance coverage that includes the passengers, goods and third party damages.
• The service provider should provide professional drivers with a valid driver’s license
• The Service provider should ensure that the drivers behave in a professional manner at all times, including during and after office hours.
• Vehicles should comply with government regulations including not having tinted glasses.
• Please quote the following rates:
• The vehicles should have dual AC
• All drivers are expected to use driver’s quarter’s provided by the hotel. In case the driver quarters are not up to standards, other means of accommodation will be provided as per the advice of the Manager, Finance.
• The vehicles will also be required to transport goods to alternative locations. The goods such transported must reach the destination in good condition. In the event of any damage to such goods the transporting organization would have to bear full responsibility. It is the task of the transporting organization to inspect the goods on receipt of the same for and defects or damages.
• TISL will also require airport picks and drops from time to time. This would also have to be facilitated the supplier. A separate rate should be quoted for this.

The service provider is expected to provide a quotation, which includes a rate per kilometer, that includes the above specifications by (date). Proposal should be sent to careers@tisrilanka.org with “Travel Quotation” mentioned in the subject line.

Please submit your applications before 20th April 2018.

TERMS OF REFERENCE – UK Anti-Corruption Summit Commitment Tracker

Development of an online tracking system
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is a National Chapter of Transparency International (TI), the leading global movement against corruption. TISL raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it. TI has an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, and more than 90 Chapters worldwide.

During the 2016 Anti-Corruption Summit held in London, UK, the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) made 5 pledges directed towards combatting corruption in Sri Lanka. TISL intends to develop an online tracking system to monitor and create awareness on three of the pledges made by GOSL. They are:
1. We will bring measures to bring legal and administrative framework in line with UNCAC
2. We will not tolerate impunity – proactive programme of victim and witness protection
3. We will prioritise prosecutions of grand corruption and of money laundering and recovery of stolen assets

TISL is seeking a suitable contractor to develop this online tracking system.
The underlying logic of the online tracker should be similar TISL’s existing tracker on the Open Government Partnership (www.tisrilanka.org/OGP) and will contribute to the commitment monitoring platform:
https://www.anticorruptionpledgetracker.com/

The online tracker should fulfill the following requirements:
• Be developed and integrated into TISL’s exiting website (www.tisrilanka.org) and assume translation into 3 languages (English, Sinhala and Tamil)
• Provide an overview of the 3 pledges (TISL will provide the content)
• Have a system in which the tracker is updated automatically upon feedback from TISL, and reflect time last updated through a time stamp
• Each pledge should indicate present status using categories such as “complete” “incomplete” “in progress”
• Each pledge should have sub sections that highlights specific indicators. These indicators should also indicate present status using categories such as “complete” “underway” “pending” “overdue”
• Allow for narrative descriptions and updates, as well as interactive content (video etc)
• The tracker should have a search option, by progress category and issue area
• The webpage should be accessible from mobile phones, tablet devices, televisions and PCs
• All final source code to be transferred to TISL at the end development
• The webpage should be innovative and creative using up-to-date technology

Interested parties should submit their proposal with a detailed budget to careers@tisrilanka.org by 14th April 2016. Please mention “Online Tracker Proposal” as the subject.

TERMS OF REFERENCE – Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) – Digital Media Campaigns for Virtual Anti-Corruption Vigil & Anti-Corruption Week

1. Background
Envisioning a nation that upholds integrity, Transparency International Sri Lanka’s goal is to support the collective effort to eradicate corruption in order to build a future Sri Lanka which is equitable, peaceful and just.

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization. TISL is a national chapter of the global Transparency International movement, committed to the promotion of good governance and eradication of corruption. Through a multi-sectoral approach, TISL engages with diverse stakeholders in the private and public sectors, as well as with likeminded civil society groups and the citizenry.

TISL currently has its main office in Colombo, as well as running Shelters for Integrity, which provide legal advice to victims and witnesses of corruption, in Matara, Vavuniya and Colombo.

Last year TISL evaluated its work and position given the changed political context in the country. These deliberations are reflected in a new strategic plan (2016-2020), which builds on TISL’s work to date, but reflect a new approach and emphasis. The four key goals are: Civic Mobilisation, Open Government, Accountable Governance, and Inclusive Governance. These goals also closely aligned with the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), especially Goal 16.

TISL has a completely organic following on social media however, the projects in our pipeline for the coming months and next year, require an enhanced presence on digital platforms.

2. Objectives of the Assignment
TISL is seeking a contractor to provide digital amplification services and content creation for a virtual vigil targeting International Anti-Corruption Day on the 9th of December 2017. The purpose of this vigil is to flood Sri Lanka’s social media space with anti-corruption messaging on the day and to sustain virality over the week.

TISL is also seeking a contractor to develop a media campaign covering all platforms (digital/print/electronic) for activities planned for Anti-Corruption Week from the 9th to 15th December. The contractor is required to provide creative and innovative ideas and content to ensure maximum reach and impact among a mass media audience. Anti-Corruption Week will conclude with the launch of TISL’s flagship event for 2018, “Integrity Idol”.

Interested parties may submit separate proposals for the vigil and anti-corruption week campaigns. If they wish to do so, interested parties may also submit an EOI for only one of the projects.

3. Key Deliverables
(i) Anti-Corruption Vigil
A. A viral campaign for the virtual anti-corruption vigil
B. Video content that can be used for post-publicity
C. The contractor will be required to provide an estimate on reach and impact
D. Pre-publicity campaign (Contractor to propose duration for maximum reach)
E. Post campaign analysis of reach and impact with verifiable data
(ii) Anti-Corruption Week Campaign
A. Newspaper supplement or other content to raise awareness corruption
B. Organise publicity campaign for Anti-Corruption Workshop to be held on 12th December
C. Publicity for Press Conference marking the launch of “Integrity Idol”
D. Post campaign report on reach & impact with verifiable data

4. Duration of Task
Anti-Corruption Vigil – Task will conclude upon submission of report on reach and impact no later than the 15th of December 2017.
Anti-Corruption Week – Task will conclude upon submission of report on reach and impact no later than the 20th of December 2017.

5. Qualifications of Contractor
The contractor must be able to establish significant experience in digital content creation, digital amplification and creating viral social media campaigns. Experience in carrying out similar projects for the development / governance sectors is a distinct advantage. Understanding of key issues within anti-corruption and governance is desirable.

6. Procedure for Submission of Expression of Interest
Interested parties may contact Sashee De Mel on 0114369781 for more information.

Please submit your Project Proposal and Cover Letter, with comments on the terms of reference, to ed@tisrilanka.org
Deadline for submissions – 18th October 2017

TERMS OF REFERENCE – CALLING FOR QUOTATIONS TO DESIGN THE RTI DATABASE

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is calling for quotations to design a database to maintain records of the Right to Information (RTI) Requests facilitated by the organization.

TISL is the local chapter of the global movement against corruption, committed to promoting good governance and eradicating corruption in Sri Lanka. TISL’s mission is to support the collective effort to eradicate corruption in order to build a future Sri Lanka which is equitable, peaceful and just.

The RTI Database would be the central point where records of all RTI requests facilitated by Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL), its hubs in the Matara and Vavuniya Districts including requests facilitated by other stakeholders would be maintained for future reference.

The database should have the following specifications:
Specifics to the Contractor:
 Availability of the database in all three languages: Sinhala, Tamil and English.
 Availability of a system which automatically updates the reference numbers and any other information related to each request entered in to the database.
 The database should be accessible by more than one user from different locations at a given time
 The information entered into the database should be searchable
 The ability to segregate information
 The ability to generate reports based on the entered information
 Ability to use the database as an offline platform to facilitate and update information on RTI Requests
 Access to database online and the ability to update information from any location offline as well as online.

Quotation should Include
 The proposed cost.
 A sample of the structure and design of the database
 Time required to develop the database
 Samples of similar database designs

Procedure for Submission of Expression of Interest

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter, with comments on the terms of reference, to careers@tisrilanka.org

Application Closing Date – 22nd September 2017